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Traveling and Transportation

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Visa to Germany

Overview of visa requirements/exemptions for entry into Germany can be found here:

Arriving in Braunschweig

It is easy to reach Braunschweig from airports. Some airports for your consideration are:


Distance to Braunschweig

Suggested Connection

Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL)

About 230 km

By train: ~2h 10min (link)

Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF)

About 240 km

By train: ~2h 10min (link)

Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

About 360 km

By train: ~3h 30min (link)

Hamburg Airport (HAM)

About 210 km

By train: ~3h (link)

Hanover Airport (HAJ)

About 65 km

By train: ~1h (link)

Note: Please refresh the respective link by filling in the actual date of your travel.

You can save money by early booking the train tickets (three months in advance).
If you arrive at Hanover Airport, an Airport Hopper service is available. The service takes you by minibus or car to your final destination in Braunschweig (hotel/accommodation) and back to the airport again afterwards. Fees must be paid to the driver upon arrival. The individual transportation service costs 49 EUR per person for one-way trip (for your reference, a taxi from Hanover Airport to Braunschweig costs about 100 EUR). The group transportation service costs 29 EUR per person for the group of two persons, 20 EUR per person for the group of three persons and 17 EUR per person for the group of four to seven persons. However, the group transportation service is not guaranteed in advance. To book the service, please follow this link:

Traveling in Braunschweig

Braunschweig central station

The Braunschweig central station (Hauptbahnhof) is situated in the south-east of Braunschweig, about 2.4 km away from the city. There are trams and buses connecting the central station with different points in the city. Take "exit to city", where taxis are also available at the central train station (on the left hand side of "exit to city"). To get to the city centre by taxi, you may have to pay about 10 to 15 EUR.

Braunschweig central station
Braunschweig central station

TU Braunschweig main campus – venue of the conference                            

The TU Braunschweig is located in the north-east of the city centre. From the city centre, you can reach the main campus by walking within 10 to 20 minutes. If you use public transportation, you can consider some tram or bus stops around the main campus as follows:

Tram Lines M1, M2: Exit Mühlenpfordtstraße
Tram Line M3: Exit Theaterwall
Bus Lines M19, M29: Exit Pockelsstraße

Public transportation fares (applicable for both buses and trams)



One route

For adult

2,20 EUR

For child (6-14 years)

1,40 EUR

90 minutes

Single stripe for adult

2,40 EUR

Single stripe for child (6-14 years)

1,70 EUR

Two stripes

4,00 EUR

Ten stripes

18,00 EUR

Daily ticket

1 person

6,00 EUR

5 persons

10,50 EUR

The tickets can be bought from the drivers. There is also a Braunschweig Verkehrs AG booth in front of the central train station where you can find more information and buy tickets to travel with trams and buses in the city.

The 90 minute ticket must be stamped before the departure. Otherwise, the ticket is not valid. Stamping machines are available in all buses and trams.

The city map with bus and tram stops as well as connection search engine is available at

Taxi fares

Telephone: +49 531 66666

Normal taxi:

Basic tariff: 2,70 EUR
+the first 3 km: 1,90 EUR / km
+further km: 1,40 EUR / km
+waiting time (90 second free): 22,60 EUR / hour
+extra pay when there are more than 4 guests in one taxi: 4,00 EUR (must book in advance)

Night taxi:

Basic tariff (including 2 km):  5,00 EUR
+further km:  1,30 EUR / km
+waiting time: not available
Booking in advance: not available